Looking for a fun and easy way to get into the Holiday spirit? Why not try making your own Christmas bath salts? Not only are they a great way to relax after a long day, but they also make your bathroom smell festive. Plus, they’re really simple to make and can be tailored to fit your own personal preferences.
Not only do dips in the tub feel great, but they also provide a number of benefits for your mind and body. Bath salts contain minerals like magnesium and sodium, which are known to help relax muscles, improve circulation, and reduce inflammation. They can also help boost your mood and create a sense of well-being by increasing the serotonin levels in your brain.
When giving the Bath Salts as a present, make sure to use an appealing jar or bottle. You don’t have to spend much money though. Look for jars at dollar stores or peel off labels from glass bottles and jars of non-toxic products you already own. Wash out the empty containers thoroughly and let them dry completely before using them. If the lids have logos, simply paint them.
Is self-care on top of your priority this Christmas too? Why not give yourself, or a loved one, the gift of relaxation with your own homemade bath salts? If you want other toiletry gift ideas, you can check out our Best DIY Christmas Bath Bombs and Best DIY Sugar Scrub Recipes.
Here are the festive bath salts I’ve found:
Fun Grinch Bath Salts
Source: Ruffles & Rain Boots
The perfect DIY gift for your loved ones this holiday season. The best part is that they only require a few all-natural ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen. You can package them in test tubes, single-serving jars, or any other creative way.
Christmas Cranberry Orange
Source: My Moonstone Kitchen
They’ll make your bathtub smell amazing and they only take 5 minutes to make! These bath salts also make an excellent Christmas gift—just package them up in a cute jar with some jute and a handmade label.
Peppermint Bath Salts
Source: Beauty Crafter
Making peppermint bath salts is a Snap, and they make great Christmas gifts! If you choose to pack the salt in mason jars, you can save time and money by whipping up a bunch of these homemade goodies.
Silent Night Bath Salts
Source: One Essential Community
The colors in this bath salt were inspired by the starry sky from the Christmas carol “Silent Night.” The blue and silver remind us of the night that guided the three Wise Men on their journey to meet baby Jesus.
Eucalyptus Tea Tree Bath Salts
Source: Cookies & Calligraphy
A Eucalyptus Tea Tree soak will help lessen the winter congestion instantly as well as provide a great calming escape if not just for a few minutes to recuperate from the hectic holiday season. All it takes is some baking soda, coconut oil, and essential oils – plus optionally adding colors with soap colorant (not food coloring).
Moisturizing Detox Both
Source: Bren Did
Unwind with this all-natural, moisturizing detox bath that eases dry skin and promotes better sleep. This luxurious bath soak has the appearance of fresh snow and leaves skin feeling silky and soft.
Balsam and Pine Winter Bath Salts
Source: My Moonstone Kitchen
These winter bath salts will make you feel like you’re taking a refreshing walk through a snow-covered forest. I strongly suggest making two batches of these—one to keep and one to give away as a gift—because they are THAT good.
8 Homemade Vaporizing Bath Salts
Source: Love, Jaime
As the winter chill takes hold, so too do colds. Though we’ve been relatively lucky this year regarding cold severity, the congestion can still be a nuisance. One of my favorite remedies is a steamy bath; these vaporizing bath salts are great for easing sinus pain.
Winter Spiced Bath Salts
Source: My Tiny Laguna Kitchen
As the winter season approaches, I love making homemade skincare and self-care items as gifts! These are sustainable and much more personal than store-bought alternatives.
Warm Cocoa Bath Salts
Source: Classy Clutter
Make your skin feel amazing with this DIY Warm Cocoa Bath Soak is a luxurious combination of milk and cocoa bath salts.
Cinnamon Bath Salts
Source: One Crazy Mom
For a quick and thoughtful gift, simply make these cinnamon bath salts! The scent of cinnamon is comforting and will help you relax after a long day of holiday shopping. These are also easy to make, so they’re perfect if you’re short on time.
Apple Pie Bath Salts
Source: I Heart Recipes
Fill your bathroom with the inviting scent of apple pie with these homemade bath salts. Enjoy some personal spa time to relax and unwind!
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